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[Solved] Error 0xc0000021a ; computer won\'t start, hard drive suspected

Last response: in Windows 8
January 29, 2013 4:06:22 PM

my laptop has a system error 0xc000021a, as i was trying to install windows8 pro from windows 7 ultimate
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a b * Windows 8
January 29, 2013 4:10:37 PM

Hi :) 

Run a hard drive test in DOS...HIRENS CD etc, it sounds like a failing hard drive...

All the best Brett :) 
a b * Windows 8
January 29, 2013 4:22:07 PM

Put the memory dump file on the cloud. It beats just guessing at the problem.
WINLOGON_FATAL_ERROR (c000021a) is the logon process shutting down.